The incident happened Wednesday morning on the 1100 block of Wilson Blvd. There are two office buildings on that block, though police did not specify which one was affected. The business that received the threat was education-related, we’re told.
Police say the bomb threat was received via a letter, which was found by an employee. No threats were found during a K-9 sweep of the building.
More from this week’s Arlington County Police Department crime report:
BOMB THREAT, 2017-05310114, 1100 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 10:36 AM on May 31, police responded to the report of a bomb threat. The investigation determined that an employee discovered a letter alleging there was an explosive device inside the building. A K-9 sweep of the building was conducted with negative results. There is no suspect(s) description.
The rest of the past week’s crime report highlights, including some that we’ve already reported, after the jump.
ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2017-06050215, 3000 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 6:05 p.m. on June 5, officers responded to the report of a group of disorderly subjects refusing to leave a restaurant, as requested by store management. As officers were attempting to conduct their investigation and ban the subjects from the property, one subject became combative and shoved an officer resulting in a physical struggle. Derrell Taylor, 27, of Washington D.C., was arrested and charged with assault and battery on law enforcement, obstruction of justice, and failure to I.D. He was held on a $5000.00 secured bond.
BURGLARY, 2017-06030129, 600 block of N. Jefferson Street. At approximately 12:00 p.m. on June 3, officers responded to the report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined between 8:30 p.m. on May 23 and 10:00 a.m. on June 3 an unknown suspect(s) entered a residence and stole items of value. There is no suspect(s) description.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2017-06020044, Columbia Pike at S. Rolfe Street. At approximately 3:06 a.m. on June 1, officers responded to the report of a malicious wounding. Upon arrival, it was determined that following a physical struggle between a male victim and an unknown male suspect the male victim suffered a laceration. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. The victim was transported to George Washington University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A helicopter search was conducted with negative results. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 30’s, approximately 5’3″ tall and was wearing a striped shirt and jeans.
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Statues of Liberty gives thanks this holiday season and grateful for a few things this year.
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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 76th annual Christmas tree sale!
This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 25th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to huge 14 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garlands, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.
100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.
For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
Art House 7 is a small art studio in Arlington – offering instruction in painting, ceramics, sewing and more. We are looking for kind, dedicated people who love both creating and teaching.
Ceramic Teachers are needed to teach wheel-throwing to adults and 6-12th graders and to teach hand building to elementary grades. Classes have 3-8 students.
Drawing teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. For kids, we offer cartooning, manga or traditional drawing. For adults, we only offer traditional drawing.
Painting teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. We offer oil, acrylic or watercolor for adults or teens. All elementary classes use acrylic and tempera.
NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.
Outstanding Young Artist